An ex-cybercrime convict, Adeniran Tijesunimi, and 54 others have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Command.
They were arrested for alleged internet fraud and related criminal activities.
Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, had on February 15, 2022, convicted and sentenced Tijesunimi to seven months imprisonment without an option of fine for his involvement in cybercrime.
He was again rearrested alongside others at Oyo town on Thursday, July 13, 2023, following verified intelligence regarding their internet fraud activities.
The suspects were Ademola Adeniyi; Olayinwola Rokeeb; Moses Biola; Adewale Adeyemi; Olowuoyin Atanda; Mojeeb Olamilekan; Jonathan Opashi; Usman Aruwa; Bamidele Joseph; Daniel Omyajowu; Olayinwola Zacheous; Adekunle Adeniyi; Azeez Ademola; Olatunde Bode; Lawal Hammed; Adeniyi Abiodun; Abdulazeez Ayokunu; Adeleke Arise; Omiyale Akin; Segun Lekan, Popoola Sunday; Jimoh Adewale; Bashir Yinka; Adedeji Ademola; Ajibade Femi; Omolulu Alabi; Victor Junior; Lateef Aremu; Balogun Isreal; Yusuf Toriola; Akinade Damilare and Suleiman Abdulrasaq.
Others include Adeyewo Tomilola; Okanlawo Qodir; Akinbola Seun; Amusat Opeyemi; Akintola Olakunle; Adebayo Adigun; Dauda Opeyemi, Oladokun Ajadi; Amusat Atanda; Usman Badmus; Afonja Akano; Rokeeb Taiwo; Adebayo Oyetunji; Fasasi Qodir; Yekeen Samuel; Afolabi Emmanuel; Yekeen Opeyemi; Ayinla Opeyemi; Mikail Aliyu; Ajibola Pelumi; Bitrus Bugama and Eyamekware Clevarly.
Items recovered from the suspects include seven exotic vehicles, 79 mobile phones, four laptops, and several incriminating documents, among others.
They will be charged in court after the investigations.
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